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Chicken thighs with honey mustard

Baked Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs

Easy to assemble and bake chicken dish. Serve with mashed potatoes or rice.
Course Main
Cuisine American
Keyword honey mustard chicken thighs
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 372kcal
Author Joe Boyle


  • 4 6 oz . chicken thighs , (or other chicken parts as desired, preferably with skin on)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 2 tbsp whole grain mustard , (or use all whole grain if desired)
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine , (substitute chicken broth if desired)
  • 2 large garlic cloves , crushed
  • 3 or 4 sprigs of fresh rosemary


  • Preheat oven to 375°.
  • Rinse chicken and pat dry, then salt and pepper all sides.
  • In an oven safe skillet on high heat, add vegetable oil and bring up to nearly smoking, then add chicken, skin side down and brown for 4 to 5 minutes.
  • Turn the chicken and brown the other side 4 mins. then remove from heat.
  • Mix the mustard, honey and wine in a small bowl, then pour over the chicken.
  • Place the crushed garlic and rosemary sprigs between the chicken pieces.
  • Bake for 30 minutes or until the internal temperature is around 160°
  • Serve right away with the pan drippings.
  • If you would like to thicken the pan drippings into gravy, remove the chicken and place the skillet on medium heat. Make a slurry of 1/4 cup of cold water and 2 tablespoons of flour. Whisk the slurry in to the pan and cook and stir until thick.


Calories: 372kcal